Monthly Archives: October 2012

Writer Wednesdays: Imagery creates images

And images are good. Images are like smells — they carry a lot of freight. For example, when I smell cigarette smoke on a chilly fall day, I’m right back at the football park, watching my brothers play, drinking hot … Continue reading

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The Friday Rant: Zombies

I hate zombies. I also love zombies. They scare the crap out of me, which is why I love them. And hate them. My favorite show right now is “The Walking Dead.” But when I watch, I watch the same … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesdays: First Person or Third?

A couple of years ago, I had written four books. The first was horrible, and each book got progressively better until the last one was pretty good, but they all had one thing in common:¬† none were¬†written in first-person point … Continue reading

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The Friday Rant: Trust no one

When I was a teenager, I was obsessed with Freddy Mercury from Queen. I didn’t want to marry him or anything (that was Peter Frampton); it was more like I wanted to be him. Well, in a female, Midwest, middle-class, … Continue reading

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The Friday Rant: I’m going to live forever … but I’ll be blind

So I have been really excited about some of the health benefits I have read about coffee drinking. For example, the Mayo clinic says coffee helps prevent Parkinson’s disease, liver cancer, and type 2 diabetes (http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/coffee-and-health/AN01354) Coffee also makes you … Continue reading

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